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Your Trusted Saskatoon Orthodontist

Meet Dean Heinrichs, DMD, MS, FRCD(C)

Dr. Heinrichs is a hardworking and dedicated professional who loves challenges and feels great satisfaction in finding creative solutions. “I want to help people who are self-conscious about their teeth to be confident and proud of their smiles,” he likes to say.

Dr. Heinrichs loves learning about and implementing the newest techniques and innovations in orthodontics. He has a special interest in complex treatment planning utilizing the Invisalign® appliance system and the use of the AcceleDent® appliance to try to shorten treatment times.

Education & Expertise

  • University of Saskatchewan - Doctorate of Dental Medicine
  • West Virginia University - Master of Science in Orthodontics

Dr. Heinrichs obtained his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Saskatchewan in 2006. Seeking to expand his knowledge and skills, he pursued further education at West Virginia University, completing his orthodontics residency program and earning a Master of Science in 2010.

Outside the Office

Beyond his role at Heinrichs Orthodontics, Dr. Heinrichs is a devoted husband and father. Alongside his wife, Thea, he takes pride in raising their son, Alexander, and daughter, Athena.

The family shares a passion for outdoor pursuits, such as hiking and exploring new destinations. Dr. Heinrichs also has an affinity for photography, capturing the beauty of the world around him.

Dr. Heinrichs loves Saskatchewan Roughrider and West Virginia Mountaineer football games. He enjoys all kinds of sports, whether it's CFL, NCAA, or NFL football, NCAA basketball, hockey, or curling.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Orthodontists - Member
  • Canadian Association of Orthodontists - Member
  • Canadian Dental Association - Member
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists - Member
  • Saskatchewan College of Dental Surgeons - Member
  • Saskatoon Dental Society - Member
  • Saskatchewan Society of Orthodontists - Member
  • Saskatchewan College of Dental Surgeons - Elected Council Member, Fmr.
  • University of Saskatchewan College of Dentistry - Part-Time Instructor

Dr. Heinrichs' commitment to remaining at the forefront of orthodontic and dental advancements is evident through active participation in various professional organizations.

These affiliations help him to stay informed about the latest techniques, technologies, and practices to deliver his patients the highest standard of care.